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Finding Books - Religious Orders
These subject headings are recommended for searching the catalog for items concerning religious orders.
Religious Orders Resources
Dictionary of Religious Orders by
Call Number: 271.003 D274
Publication Date: 2005-03-01
This reference volume details nearly 1,500 religious orders, including Catholic, Anglican, and Protestant orders. It includes information concerning the origination, development, and current status of the orders.
This item is available in the circulating stacks of the library. A older edition is available in the reference collection.
Browse or search these online reference works.
If you are a guest patron, you must be on campus to access e-reference.
Encyclopedia of Religion
The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
A collaborative work of over 600 scholars from more than forty countries, the Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages provides 3,000 concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Online
This 2nd edition of the New Catholic Encyclopedia is fully searchable in full-text.